Two Year Overview with Course Descriptions 

[Note: Program of study and schedules are subject to change]

YEAR 1

 Fall

AHE 553 Adult Learning and Development (4 credits) Introduction to key theories, orientations, models, and principles of learning and development in adulthood.

AHE 522: Instructional Technology I (1 credit)

 

Winter

AHE 533 Needs Assessment and Research (4 credits) Introduction of workplace learning needs assessment (WLNA) principles and practices for individual and collaborative learning groups.

AHE 523: Instructional Technology II (1 credit)

AHE 510 Internship (1 credit) Application of skills and knowledge relating to adult learning under the supervision and mentorship of a practicing professional.

 

Spring

AHE 531 Instructional Systems Design I (4 credits) Application of systems thinking in the design of college curriculum and workplace training programs.

AHE 524: Instructional Technology III (1 credit) Exploration and design of online-learning training solutions.

AHE 510 Internship (1 credit)

 

Summer

AHE 547: Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners (4 credits) Exploration of and practice in using instructional strategies to enhance adult learning.

AHE 534 Organization and Systems Theory (4 credits) [online] Introduction to principles and practices underlying individual and collaborative work group learning. 

AHE 525: Instructional Technology IV (1 credit) Exploration and use of e-learning tools.

 

YEAR 2

Fall

AHE 5XX  Ethical and Current Professional Issues (4 credits) Exploration of ethical issues in the practice of educating adults in a variety of settings and what the most current professional issues for workplace and community educators.

AHE 510 Internship (1 credit)

AHE 505 Reading and Conference – Capstone (1 credit)

 

Winter

AHE 532 Instructional Systems Design II (4 credits) Examination of models and methods of evaluating programs, processes, and products in a variety of adult learning settings.

AHE 510 Internship (1 credit)

AHE 505 Reading and Conference – Capstone (1 credit)

 

Spring

AHE 567 Leadership and Human Relations (4 credits) Exploration of leadership values, characteristics, and challenges leading to the development of a personal leadership philosophy.

AHE 510 Internship (1 credit)

AHE 505 Reading and Conference – Portfolio (2 credits)